The Latino Connection: Books by, about, or Related to Latinos

Diana Tixier Herald

Ada, Alma Flor, and F. Isabel Campoy. Yes! We Are Latinos. Illus. by David Diaz. Charlesbridge, 2016. 96p. $9.95 Trade pb. 978-1-58089-549-1.

Alegria, Malin. Sofi Mendoza’s Guide to Getting Lost in Mexico. Simon Pulse, 2007. 288p. $17.99. 978-0-689-87811-4.

de la Peña, Matt. Mexican Whiteboy. Delacorte/Random House, 2008. 249p. $15.99. 978-0-385-73310-6. VOYA October 2008. 5Q 4P M J S

Draper, Sharon. Copper Sun. Atheneum/Simon & Schuster, 2006. 302p. $17.99. 978-0-689-82181-3. VOYA February 2006. 4Q 4P J S

Engle, Margarita. The Firefly Letters: A Suffragette’s Journey to Cuba. Henry Holt/Macmillan, 2010. 152p. $17.99. 978-0-8050-9082-6.

Hobbs, Will. Crossing the Wire. Harper Trophy, 2006. 216p. $16.99. 978-0-06-074140-2. VOYA April 2006. 4Q 4P J S

McCall, Guadalupe Garcia. Summer of the Mariposas. Tu/Lee & Low, 2012. 355p. $19.95. 978-1-60060-900-8. VOYA December 2012. 2Q 3P M J

_____. Under the Mesquite. Lee & Low, 2011. 224p. $17.95. 978-1-60060-429-4. VOYA October 2011. 4Q 3P J S

Ockler, Sara. The Book of Broken Hearts. Simon Pulse, 2013. 358p. $16.99. 978-1-4424-3038-9. VOYA August 2013. 4Q 5P M J S

Older, Daniel Jose. Shadowshaper. Arthur A. Levine/Scholastic, 2015. 298p. $17.99. 978-0-545-59161-4.

Quintero, Isabel. Gabi, a Girl in Pieces. Cinco Puntos, 2014. 284p. $17.95. 978-1-935955-94-8. VOYA October 2014. 4Q 4P S

Pérez, Ashley Hope. Out of Darkness. Carolrhoda Lab/Lerner, 2015. 402p. $18.99. 978-1-4677-4202-3.

Resau, Laura, and María Virginia Farinango. Queen of Water. Ember, 2012. 352p. $9.99 Trade pb. 978-0-385-73897-2.

Ryan, Pam Munoz. The Dreamer. Illus. by Peter Sis. Scholastic, 2010. 372p. $19.99. 978-0-439-26970-4. VOYA June 2010. 5Q 4P M J S

Vaillant, John. The Jaguar’s Children. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015. 280p. $26. 978-0-544-31549-5.

Herald HeadshotDiana Tixier Herald has a passion for fiction and familia. She is the manager of the New Castle Branch Library in western Colorado and sometimes lives on the edge of a canyon.


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